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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
sage 'Dyson's Joy'
Salvia greggii 'Joy' Salvia 'Joy'
Salvia can be annuals, biennials, herbaceous or evergreen perennials, or shrubs. They have paired, simple or pinnately lobed, often aromatic leaves and 2-lipped flowers in whorls, forming simple or branched spikes or racemes
'Dyson's Joy' is a bushy compact plant to 60cm with aromatic, small, ovate, mid to dark green leaves. Distinctive bicoloured flowers are pale pink and dark pink with maroon-purple bases and maroon-green calyces. Flowers profusely over a long period from late spring to autumn
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Chalk, Loam
pHAlkaline, Acid, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Grow in light, moderately fertile, well-drained soil with shelter and full sun. Drought tolerant. Best overwintered under glass in frost free conditions with full light and using well-drained potting compost with added grit
Propagate by basal cuttings or softwood cuttings in spring or early summer or semi-ripe cuttings in late summer or autumn with bottom heat
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Drought Resistant Wall-side Borders Flower borders and beds
City & Courtyard Gardens Cottage & Informal Garden Gravel Garden Patio & Container Plants Coastal Mediterranean Climate Plants
Pruning Pruning group 9 in spring, deadhead to prolong flowering
Pests Leaves may be damaged by leafhoppers, slugs and snails and rosemary beetle. Under glass may be affected by aphids, glasshouse whitefly and glasshouse red spider mite
Generally disease free
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